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Kenneth Magnus Spence

Kenneth Magnus Spence

Male 1929 - 1989  (59 years)


  • Name Kenneth Magnus Spence  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 21 Nov 1929  Common's Corner, Tadworth Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    • On Nov. 21, 1929, at Common's Corner, Tadworth, Surrey, the wife of Patrick Magnus Spence, of a son. [The Times]
    Residence 1940  Salmon's Cross, Reigate Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Military Service abt 1948 - 1950  Grenadier Guards  [5
    • in King's Company, as was his father
    Education abt 1950 - 1953  Brasenose College, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • captained Oxford Blues rugby team. [6]
    Death 29 Jan 1989  Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    Notes 
    • played rugby for Scotland; scrum half; v Ireland, at Murrayfield, 28 Feb 1953. [ESPN website accessed 25 May 2014]
    Person ID I0947  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 27 May 2014 

    Father Patrick Magnus Spence,   b. 08 May 1891, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1952, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Helen Mary Sydney Jones,   b. 08 May 1894, Ajmer, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1975, Rose Hill Nursing Home, Dorking Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage 20 Jan 1916  Christ Church, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 7, 8
    • On the 20th Jan., at Christ Church, Ealing, by Rev. E. M. Lance, Prebendary of Wells Cathedral and Vicar of Barrow Gurney, uncle of the bride, Patrick Magnus Spence, 5th Res. Battn. Grenadier Guards, second son of James Spence, Esq., Stromness, Orkney, to Helen Mary Sydney Jones, elder daughter of the late Henry Sydney Jones, P.W.D., Ajmer, India, and step-daughter of Mrs. Sydney Jones, Ajmer House, Ealing. [The Times]
    Family ID F1760  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
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    Last Modified 23 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F1764  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Epsom, 4Q1929.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Hammersmith, Jan 1989.
      b 21 Nov 1929

    3. [S13] thePeerage.com.

    4. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 23 Nov 1929.

    5. [S03] Family Members, MAS.
      Magnus Spence, Those Dark Days - A Grenadier's story 1915-1919, publ 2011.

    6. [S03] Family Members, BR.

    7. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 22 Jan 1916.

    8. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Brentford, 1Q1916.